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Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale is a crisp and refreshing wheat ale with delightful aromatics and subtle spiced flavor

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tonkun (609) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Tap with cinnamon sugar rim at river gods in Cambridge MA. Light orange copper pour with a thin head. Because if the cinnamon sugar rim, not a lot of aroma except pumpkin. Wheat-beer like softness and body. Easy to drink with a medium body and short slight acidic finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tectactoe (1167) - Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2013
UPDATED: APR 10, 2014 Tap: Deep yellow with amber hints, decent clarity. Not much of a head, just a thin, white collar when it gets to the table. Aroma is not terrible. Heavy nutmeg and gingerbread, some cinnamon spice, and a mild, back-end tartness. Taste is a let down. Very thin, watery with a little bit of nutmeg & allspice. Possibly cinnamon. There’s a weird, slightly vegetal and metallic off flavor that kind of turns things awry. Otherwise, it might not be so bad. As is, just a mediocre pumpkin beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tbroad21 (4) - - OCT 15, 2013 does not count
One of the best pumpkin beers I've ever tried. I'd definitely recommend this beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
stumpyiliz (212) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Nice orange color. Spice bill is too much. It smells like a cheap pumpkin pie. Tastes like acid with too much spice. First drain pour in a long long time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3014) - Dayton Area, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Trader Joe’s alias bottle as KBC Pumpkin Ale. It makes sense know that I see this is a wheat base ale. Pretty light for a pumpkin beer but nice spice, mild sweetness and it seemed a little creamy. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Azand222 (170) - Westminster, Colorado, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Pour from a can, very light orange color with a thick white head. The aroma is very sweet pumpkin. The taste isn't the best, mild pumpkin notes with an odd aftertaste; bitter. Overall not the best pumpkin ale.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
itrosky (6) - fort lauderdale, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2013 does not count
If you looking for a pumpkin flavored beer not the best choice. This ale is not pumpkin spicy as supposed to be. Smells like cooked wheat. Good ale but not my favorite. Very diluted only 4.5 % alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gription79 (2157) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. There is a huge ginger character. The other pumpkin spices are subtle. Slight tartness most likely from the wheat. Not bad, but over spiced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
samsmith33 (314) - - OCT 11, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2013 aroma is strong pumpkin , some citrus and a touch of allspice . hazy yellowish orange color , small white head . flavor is pumpkin , some wheat and/or yeast. Allspice. finish is a little bit pasty .this is a pretty good pumpkin beer. Didn’t realize that Kennebunkport Brewing Company was an alias for shipyard until I looked this beer up. -- #7 of 8 in Pumpkin Beer Evaluation. Values Updated after Pumpkin Beer Comparison. Double Blind Evaluation of 8 2013 Pumpkin Beers: 1-Weyerbacher Imperial Pumkin Ale; 2-Dogfishead Punkin Ale; 3-Fegleys Devious Imperial Pumpkin; 4-Southern Tier Pumking; 5-Terrapin Pumpkinfest; 6-Rogue Pumpkin Patch Ale; 7-Shipyard Pumpkin Ale; 8-Big Muddy Brewing Pumpkin

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpalmisano (14) - - OCT 10, 2013
Bottle. Aroma: Holy shit, this is probably the most aromatic pumpkin beer I've laid my nose on. Cinnamon, nutmeg, clove. Smells amazing. Taste thin body with a nice crisp finish. You don't get much of the pumpkin flavor until after the beer leaves your mouth. One of the more refreshing pumpkin beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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